Android 4.2

Nook Tablet gets Android 4.2 by way of an unofficial CM10.1 release

The Nook Tablet is no stranger to CyanogenMod. In the past we have seen builds for the tablet, and as of today we have word of an unofficial CM10.1 build for the Nook. And for those of you who have stuck with the stock ROM and are now ready to make the jump to custom ROMs -- as you will be going from Gingerbread to Jelly Bean, this will be a big jump. That said, read on to find out a bit more about this release.

Nexus 4 gets first nightly CyanogenMod 10.1 build

If you're using CyanogenMod and you've been lucky enough to get your hands on a Nexus 4, then you're in for a treat. The CyanogenMod team announced on Google Plus that they're rolling out the first Nexus 4 (mako) nightly build for CyanogenMod 10.1, which is based on Android 4.2. The team is doing this because they've seen Nexus users installing third party CyanogenMod 10.1 builds, so they thought they'd take advantage of the demand they've been seeing and begin releasing nightlies.

ASUS possibly planning cheap 7-inch Android 4.2 tablet

The 7-inch tablet craze has certainly caught on with some manufacturers, and now it seems that ASUS wants a slice of that pie for itself. iAfrica reports that ASUS is planning to launch a new 7-inch tablet dubbed the ME-172 early next year with a price tag that can challenge that of the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD. We might even see it revealed at CES 2013, which just so happens to be coming up quickly.

Twitter client Plume gets additional support for Android 4.2

With Android 4.2 now running on at least a few devices, it's time for developers to update their apps to support the features found in the new version of the Android OS. One of the apps getting added Android 4.2 functionality today is the Twitter client Plume. Of all the fixes and features included with the latest update for Plume, definitely the biggest one is the addition of a lock screen widget for Android 4.2.

ASUS reportedly working on bringing Android 4.2 for its tablets

Not too surpassingly, ASUS is reported to be working on an Android 4.2 update for its tablets. We are not quiet sure which models are receiving this update, but it seems logical that the mid to high-end models would get 4.2 from ASUS. The report implies that its Transformer tablets would be receiving the update, and those definitely seem like the most logical models to get it.

White Nexus 4 shows up for preorder at TalkTalk

Are you looking to grab a Nexus 4? Well let's be honest, finding one is easier said than done right now. TalkTalk in the UK is listing a white Nexus 4 on its website for preorder, and if the way the phone is selling currently is any indication, you will probably need to preorder if you actually want to get one of the devices in white for yourself.
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